Further efforts needed to regain EC’s “green card” Business

Further efforts needed to regain EC’s “green card”

Vietnam’s fishery sector expects to regain a “green card” from the European Commission (EC) after working tirelessly to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, but much work needs to be done, especially fishing management and attitude of local fishermen.
Vietnam on right track to lift EC’s yellow card: official Society

Vietnam on right track to lift EC’s yellow card: official

Vietnam has carried out comprehensive measures as recommended by the European Commission (EC) to remove a “yellow card” warning from the commission on Vietnamese seafood, according to Deputy General Director of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Directorate of Fisheries Nguyen Quang Hung.
Thailand, Myanmar step up trans-boundary cooperation World

Thailand, Myanmar step up trans-boundary cooperation

Thailand and Myanmar have agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation on transnational issues, including drug smuggling, the repatriation of Myanmar refugees, and illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU).
Vietnam – Malaysia joint statement Politics

Vietnam – Malaysia joint statement

Vietnam and Malaysia on August 28 issued a joint statement on the occasion of the official visit to Vietnam from August 26-28 by Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Shrimp exports recover in July Business

Shrimp exports recover in July

Vietnam’s export of aquatic products in July showed positive signs with an increase of 9 percent year-on-year, particularly with exports of shrimp and other products rising, except for pangasius.
Identifying opportunities for Vietnamese firms Business

Identifying opportunities for Vietnamese firms

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement would provide a big impetus to Vietnam's exports to the EU and be key to Vietnamese companies penetrating one of the largest and most lucrative markets in the world, experts have said.
Khanh Hoa works to fight IUU fishing Society

Khanh Hoa works to fight IUU fishing

The central province of Khanh Hoa has been implementing various measures to curb illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, as recommended by the European Commission (EC).
Da Nang aims to become sea-based economic hub Business

Da Nang aims to become sea-based economic hub

As a coastal city with considerable sea-related advantages, Da Nang is carrying out an action programme to boost development of blue economy, targeting to turn itself into sea-based economic hub in the future.
Vietnam wants to further boost relations with EU: PM Politics

Vietnam wants to further boost relations with EU: PM

Vietnam will spare no effort to further promote its relations with the European Union (EU), Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said while receiving Federica Mogherini, Vice President of the European Commission and High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, in Hanoi on August 5.
Five products to see stronger export to EU: ministry Business

Five products to see stronger export to EU: ministry

Five key exports of Vietnam – seafood, fruit, woodwork, footwear and apparel goods – will have a good chance to boost their growth into the EU market thanks to tariff reduction brought about by the EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.